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The Preibyterim af the Scnth
Published weekly by the Presbyterian Co.. Inc. REV. WM. 8. CAMPBELL. D. I).. Richmond. Va. REV. A A LITTLE, D D . Meridian, Miaa Editor* Terms of Subscription. Prlc?. ? Two dollar* a year In advance. If pay ment is delayed three months. $2.50. Foreign countries, one dollar additional. Receipts. ? The label on the wrapper i? a receipt lor payment. If label is not changed within two weeks after your remittance please notify us. Discontinuances.. ? We find that a lar^e majority of our subscribers prefer not to have their subscrip tions interrupted and their files broken in case they fail to remit before expiration. It is therefore assumed, unless notification to discontinue is re ceived, that the subscriber wishes no interruption in his series. > Notification to discontinue can be sent in at any time during the year, provided all arrearage is paid. If you wish the paper stopped, write us yourself? don't ask the postmaster to do it. Change of Address. ? Give the old as well as the new address, and full address in all correspondence Remittances. ? Make all remittances to "The Presbyterian of the South." Obituaries. ? Notices of death, limited to fifty words, are published free. Obituary notices and resolutions of respect of Sessions, Societies, etc.. are charged for at the rate of one cent a word. Cor respondents should see that all names are written distinctly. Address. ? The Presbvtcrian of the South. Room 308 Old Dominion Trust ltuilding, 9th and Main Sts , Richmond, Va. Entered a* second-class matter June 1.1, 1910. at the post-offiee at Richmond, Va., under the act of March 3, 1ST1' Ctjurcti Jktos VIRGINIA. I'uioii Theological Seminary: Dr. E. Y. .Mull ins. president of the South ern Baptist Seminary at Louisville, who has been preaching in Richmond for a week on such t'mely subjects as Spiritualism and the Second Com ing of Christ, made a capital address to the students of the Seminary on the elements of power and sympathy in the work of an effective minister. Mr. Paul Kanamori, the great evan gelist of Japan, "and one of the most remarkable preachers in the Orient, was the speaker at the regular month ly meeting of the Society of Mission ary Inquiry Sunday night. Dr. Lin gle has been in New York for some days attending a meeting of the In ternational Sunday School Lesson Committee. Dr. Moore also is away this week giving a series of lectures at the Seminary of the Dutch Re formed Church at New Brunswick, N. J. The work on the Schauffier Sun day school building, which has been considerably delayed by the coal strike and kindred causes, has been resumed and w'll now be pushed steadily in the hope of having th? building finished by the opening of next session. General Assembly's Training School: Rev. George O. Bachman, of Good lettsville, Tenn., has recently present ed his splendid Pedagogical Library to the General Assembly's Training School, R'chmond, Va. This is prob ably the most complete collection of standard books on Child Study and Sunday School Pedagogy to be found in the Southern Presbyterian Church. It has taken Mr. Bachman many years to make this collection, and his gen erous gift is highly appreciated by the students and faculty of the Train ing School. Rev. D. Clay Lilly. I). D., of Win ston-Salem, N. C., will make the com mencement address at the Assembly's Training School on Monday evening. May 10th. Ten new students have definitely registered to enter the Training School next September, and there are many other inquiries. The prospects are that all the rooms will be taken before the summer is half over. Richmond: Ginter Park Sunday school does what few scho >ls can do. Each year it holds a special meeting on a week afternoon for the purpose of opening their mite boxes for For eign Missions, and they succeed in getting nearly the entire congrega tion, including the business men, to attend those meetings. This year the amount raised was $1,342.11. It is no wonder that the business men at tend such a meeting. ()vcrhr<M>k: Rev. William E. Hut chison, the pastor, was quite ill dur ing the months of January and Feb ruary, but has now recovered and be gun acHve work in his field. The con gregations are growing and there is a gratifying increase in the attend ance on the Wednesday evening prayer service; the pastor giving each week a very interesting exposition of tho Psalms. The Sabbath school is doing good work and has recently taken up tho graded system of work. We are greatly indebted to Misses Horner, Nicholson and Wilds, of the Assembly's Training School, for their assistance in our Sunday school and as members of the choir. The men's and young men's Bible classes had their annual supper on March 30th. An interesting ladies' Bible class is being taught by Mrs. Hutchison, the pastor's wife. The women of the church have recently been organized under the Auxiliary Circle Plan, and it is earnestly hoped that all the women of the congregation will be come actively interested in the new plans of the congregation. The Every-Member Canvass was conduct ed 011 March 21st and the budget of $5,300 ? a substantial increase over last year ? was subscribed by the members. This year we are to con centrate our efforts toward paying off our debt, hoping that by the end of the year we may be able to pay at least one-half of the debt. The quar terly communion service, held on Eas ter Sunday, was participated in by an unusually large number of com municants, among the number being several young people from the Sun day school who have recently joined the church. The Risen Christ was the theme of the morning sermon, and at the evening service the pastor spoke of the Supreme Christ, showing that the superlative efforts of genius in all lines and of all times has paid tribute to the life and mission of the Sa viour. The church was beautifully decorated in keeping with the spirit of the day, and the double quartet choir rendered several appropriate se lections. the night service having been devoted largely to music. Mr. D. O. Hubbard, a member of this church, leaves this week to take up Y. M. C. A. work in Athens, Greece. J. A. Millard. ? Read Memorial: This mission of tho Grace-Covenant church will be supplied during the summer by Mr. Bruce C. Boney, of the Junior class in Un'on Seminary. Porter Street Church: Since our last communion the session has re ceived nineteen new members, four teen by profession and five by letter, making forty-four in all received dur ing the past year. Our communion service last Sunday morning was well attended, and all our hearts rejoiced in welcoming twelve new members by profess on, most of them young people from the Sunday school. The reports from the Every-Mem ber Canvass t though not quite com plete) indicate that we will go "over the top," both as to current expenses? and benevolences for this year. The choir, under the direction of Mr. C. M. llannaford, and Mrs. H. D. Arm strong, organist, is giving us some splendid music, and the congregations at all the services are increasing in numbers, and the work in all depart ments is advancing, and the annual reiorts to Presbytery from the Sun day school and all the societies indi cate one of the best years in our church. We are very grateful to God for His manifold blessings upon us. VV. A. H. Crace-Covenant Church: This congregation had the pleasure last Sunday of hearing Rev. Paul Kana mori, who is known as the "Blly Sunday" of Japan. He gave an in teresting account of the great work ?e is doing in preaching the gospel to his fellow-countrymen. Ile has one sermon on "God-Sin-Salvation," which he has preached almost every dav for three or four years, and millions have heard it, though it takes three hours ?,rolS Je"vor"- """or it. inlluenca 40.000 Japanese liavc made a p,.ofe5. sion of their faith in Christ. I- nit-Hold H?,| iioscnenth are two ot Richmond's suburban churches, rhey have called Mr. P. j. Murdock, of the Senior class in Union Seminary, and he has accepted the calls. Petersburg: The Second church, of which Rev. J. A. McClure is pastor, has just closed a most successful year. Sixty-nine members were received on profession of faith and thirty-two by letter. The contributions for benev olences were $14,085, of which $9,. was given to Foreign Missions. Iin apfortionn,ent of the church was $10,500. The church also gave to miscellaneous benevolences $3,495 to current expenses $6,730, and to build ing improvements $6,7G5. making a l?fta?i0n -^o1,075, Whlch WftS an increase Thl i IJ OVer the precedfl,K year. . is the largest amount ever given city0"6 yGar by any church ,n thts Collierstown: The good people here have again shown the r love for their pastor in many substantial ways They overpaid his salary for last year." and have increased it $250 for the coming year. They have also accept ed their quota for benevolent work and pledged the full amount. For an Easter gift they have sent in over twenty-one dozen eggs, as well as canned fruit and other things. Such thoughtfulness and love make it a privilege and pleasure to work in this Itethesda in Rockbridge:' during o church year there have been thir y additions to the church. The re Ports are the best ever made in the history of the church. At the recent resbyterial Institute the Sunday school received the pennant. The missionary work and young people's woik also broke all previous records. The church has increased the pastor's salary $4 25. Timber Ridge: This church has ex tended a call to Rev. Cochrane Pres ton, of Charlotte C. H Va Danville: We have recently had a great reviva! in the Shelton Memorial wm, J?" U,e 22d of Mar<* Rev. nJ llllam Black- evangelist for the Sy nod of North Carolina, with his sing er, lr. Andrew Bass, came to us, re maining through the 28th. Mr. Black he d two iceg each day preachj with great power and plainness. Mr Bass led the sing.ng, which was great* y enjoyed. The pastor had been hold Mr Ri ir f?r 8BVeral days before Mr. Black came. The ladies held prayer services in different parts of the congregation during the service. of God n ?f?theSe fa,thful servants f God Proved a great blessing to oul Thlr7 ? Therf> WerR SLXty Pr?fessIon^ the davVt?h?f U,eSe J?,ned th'S ''hurch the day the meet'ng closed. Thirty of these received baptism. Other, win 1 In soon. Twenty family altars were erected. We have just closed, in rues;hthe,bost year ln "? or the church. The finance, ot the church have increased greatly Tht. Ever Me ber Ca?vaM tr" "ere m0r? tl,an "<?"?? what they were last year. Tho pas tor haa Just received a much appre ciative letter from the elders and den 8 O his church, expressing their appreciation of his services, and pledg ing him their hearty support during the coming year, also notifying him that they have voted him a substan tial increase in his salary. V. G. Smith. Alexandria: Rev. Dr. John Lee Al lison. pastor of the Second church, have been conducting evangelistic ser vices during the past two weeks. He has been assisted by Revs. Andrew R. B'rd and George M. Cummings, of Washington, D. C., and Rev. Alfred Wright, of Ballston, Va. The church membership was spiritually quickened, and the pastor announced on last Sun day the names of twenty who had re cently confessed Christ and five or ten more will be received later as a result of the evangelistic effort. Dr. Allison expects to continue the en deavor for immediate decision in the Sunday schools during the month of April, and quite an ingathering is prayerfully anticipated. Laurel Church: This wide-awake little church, just a few miles from Richmond, has developed from a mis sion Sunday school that was started some six years ago in a tent beneata a tree by Mr. and Mrs. Lucian R. Curry, of the Ginter Park church. Now the church is housed in a nice building and has all that goes to make up regular church life. For the past year they have been fortunate in hav ing as acting pastor the Hoge Fellow of Union Theological Seminary, Rev. James Cousar. He has just held with his church a ten days' meeting, which has been richly blessed. Mr. James Fowle, of the Seminary middle class, did the preaching, and it was with simplicity and power. The result most des'red and achieved was the quick ening of the spiritual life of the church, but a visible result is an ad dition to the roll of about fifteen names. Mr. Charles. Worth, of the Junior class at the Seminary, will sup ply this church during the summer, and in the fall Mr. Ernest T. Thomp son-, the Hoge Fellow at the Seminary, will take charge of it for the session. Brunswick church has called Rev. M. C. Bowling, of Kenova, W. Va. He will also supply Bott Memorial church. The salary will be $1,600 and a manse. It is expected that he will accept the call, though he has not yet announced his decision. Chester: Mr. William J. Flint, of the Junior class in Union Seminary, will supply this church during the com'ng summer, in connection with mission work at Seven Pines and at Villa Heights, a growing village be tween Chester and Richmond. Kmporia: This church, of which Rev. T. A. Painter is pastor, is tak ing steps to build a manse, which they hope to have erected in a short time. Hopewell: Mr. A. W. Honey, of the m ddle class in Union Seminary, has been supplying this church this ses sion, and will remain here during the summer. Bethany and Olivet: These two churches, in Charles City and New Kent Counties, have called Mr. W. K. Keys, of the Senior class in Union Seminary. He has also been called by the newly organized church at Windsor Shades, in New Kent Coun ty. The salary for the field will bi $1,500 and a manse. During the sum mer he will be assisted in extension mission work by Mr. Ernest G. Clary, of the Junior class in the Seminary. Nottoway County: Rev. W. W. Bain will have the ass'stance in his work in this county during the summer of Mr. John R. Williams, of the middl-' class in Union Seminary. Ashland: During the coming sum mer Mr. James G. Patton, of the Ju nior class, will supply this church i" connection with some miss'on points in Hanover County.